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Start here to plan your winter escape to BruceGreySimcoe!  There are festivals and events geared for all ages - children and family events, live concerts, winter festivals, winter farmers’ markets, craft shows and more to ward off the winter chill.  And, while you’re here, check out BruceGreySimcoe’s winter adventures and fun experiences.

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Saturday 02 Horse & Wagon Rides
Hop aboard a free horse drawn wagon ride, explore the Downtown as you get into the Christmas spirit! Jump on at any major intersection in the...
Saturday 02 Jingles & Joy
Thousands of twinkling lights, festive storefronts and family-friendly entertainment make the perfect backdrop for holiday celebrations and...
Saturday 16 Grand Central Circus
Grand Central Circus is set in the era of a 1920’s train station where unwitting circus travelers experience encounters with a purse...
Friday 22 Harp & Holly Yuletide Concert, Central Westside United Church Owen Sound
Canada's most influential Celtic harpist Sharlene Wallace joins violinist Sandra Swannell and finger-style guitarist Terry Young in concert...
Sunday 31 Downtown Countdown
Ring in the New Year in downtown Barrie! Enjoy a free evening of fun including family activities, skating, horse-drawn wagon rides, buskers, and...
Friday 12 MLK Ski Weekend
The 22nd annual Martin Luther King Ski weekend returns to Blue Mountain Village with on and off-hill celebrations, themed activities, comedy shows...
Saturday 20 Celebrate Winter
Celebrate the magic of winter with everything Blue has to offer on snow and ice! When night falls the Village glows with groove dancing, torch...
Friday 02 Clearview Winterama
Winterama is a winter carnival that has celebrated winter for 42 years in the Village of New Lowell "Geatest Little Show on Snow"
Saturday 03 Barrie Winterfest
Winter fun for the whole family! Grab your mittens and enjoy beautiful ice and snow sculptures, horse-drawn wagon rides, lumberjack show, polar...
Friday 09 Full Moon Feest
Experience the Apple Pie Trail winter culinary event with an exclusive evening in fire-lit cabins and moonlit snowshoe trails.  Participation...
Saturday 17 Family Day Weekend
Gather the family for a weekend of active adventure and entertainment. Head off on a scavenger hunt, get moving with our groove dancing, take in a...
Tuesday 20 Coors Light University/College Week
Need a break from the books? Hit the trails and take advantage of the discounted day/night lift tickets, Village DJ party and dig into Après...
Friday 02 Coors Light Ladies' Day
Grab your girlfriends and head to Blue for the inaugural Coors Light Ladies Day! Packages available for day only, overnight or pass holders and...
Saturday 03 Orillia Winter Carnival & Winterrific
Watch Downtown Orillia and the Waterfront transform into a spectacular winter wonderland complete with a snowball fight tournament, ice castle...
Friday 09 Coors Light Mens' Day
Grab your boys and head to Blue for the inaugural Coors Light Men’s Day! Packages available for day only, overnight or pass holders and...
Saturday 10 March Break at Blue
Get ready for days filled with adventure and fun on and off the slopes! March Break is family time at Blue Mountain with activities, live music...
Friday 23 LGBT Ski Weekend
Join in Blue Mountain Village’s celebration of diversity on and off the mountain with entertainment, family-friendly activities, parties and...
Saturday 24 Clearview Health & Leisure Show
Bring the family and learn about community sports, recreational programs and local health providers; with over 35 vendors there will be something...
Friday 30 Easter Long Weekend
Bring the kids for the annual Village Easter Egg Hunt, horse and wagon rides and family activities. Check out the end of season meltdown party and...
Saturday 31 Downtown Orillia’s Great Easter Egg Hunt
Bring your kids downtown in search of colourful Easter eggs hidden throughout Downtown Orillia! Trade them for chocolates donated by Apple Annie...
Friday 20 Earth Day Festivities
We will be cleaning up & beautifying our downtown on Earth Day! Come help out and clean up your downtown & stay for the Earth Day...
Friday 20 Roots North Music Festival
Roots North Music Festival brings together amazing performers for a weekend of great live music in Downtown Orillia. 
Friday 25 Huron Fringe Birding Festival
One of Canada's Premier Birding and Nature Festivals. The schedule of events is available on our website on January 15, 2018. Registration...
Saturday 26 May Sidewalk Sale
Shop downtown all week long to find great deals on your favourite items. Massive instore blow-out sales will be announced in early May so don't...
Saturday 16 Streets Alive!
Orillia’s very own living art program, Streets Alive!, kicks off for another great season of dazzling art pieces. This year’s theme is...
Saturday 23 Cottage Country Comic-Con
The Cottage Country Comic-Con is back with a BANG! It’s a collectors mecca convention located in the beautiful City of Orillia, Canada.  ...
Saturday 28 Downtown Orillia's Summer Block Party
A downtown summer street festival like no other! Showcasing a fusion of art, fun interactive activities, music, food, kid zones, sizzling sales...
Saturday 18 19th Annual Downtown Orillia Classic Car Show
A jaw-dropping collection of over 400 classic cars line the Downtown streets! Enjoy live entertainment, great dining, shopping and the largest car...
Sunday 19 Gran Fondo Lake Huron
This exciting Gran Fondo cycling event will offer cyclists a variety of distances from the family friendly 30k to the challenge of the full 160 k...
Saturday 25 Starry Night Art & Gallery Tour
Experience Downtown Orillia’s vibrant arts community and meet local artists in their studios and at host galleries, all under the starry sky!
Thursday 11 Orillia Jazz Festival
Now in its 27th year, the Orillia Jazz Festival occurs in various host locations in the downtown and all over Orillia! Come discover a new found...
Wednesday 24 The Haunting
Come experience all things that go bump in the night in Downtown Orillia. Haunted tours begin at The Opera House & Orillia...
Saturday 17 Orillia Lightfoot Days
Lightfoot Days is a weekend filled with musician’s stories, songs and memorabilia in honour of Orillia native, Gordon Lightfoot. 
Friday 23 Black Friday
Take advantage of outrageous specials throughout the Downtown!  Stores are open late but we won’t tell if you book the day off work to...
Friday 23 Children's Candlelight Parade
Bring the Christmas spirit to life as we light up the downtown! Join the countdown to light the Opera House tree, enjoy free hot chocolate &...
Sunday 25 Santa Clause Parade
The largest Christmas parade north of Toronto! Help welcome Santa as over 100 floats and bands lead the way for him through Downtown Orillia. 
Saturday 01 Horse & Wagon Rides
Hop aboard a free horse drawn wagon ride, explore the Downtown as you get into the Christmas spirit! 
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